Synonyms and Antonyms of called on
to place reliance or trust
- She's the one I call on when I need a friend.
to make a request of
- She called on me for a ride to the airport.
appealed (to), begged, beseeched (or besought), conjured, entreated, implored, importuned, invited, invoked, petitioned, pleaded (to) (or pled (to)), prayed, supplicated
demanded, enjoined, exacted, pressed, required
to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner
- They called on a specialist after other avenues had failed.
appealed (to), begged, beseeched (or besought), besieged, conjured, entreated, impetrated, implored, importuned, petitioned, pleaded (to) (or pled (to)), prayed, solicited, supplicated
bludged [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], cadged, mooched, sponged
asked, desired, invoked, requested, sued
claimed, coerced, commanded, compelled, demanded, forced, insisted, required
hinted, implied, intimated, suggested
appeased, conciliated, gratified, mollified, obliged, pacified, placated, pleased, satisfied
comforted, consoled, contented, quieted